Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Israel and Iran Send Warships Near Egyptian Coast

Military sources tell AP that the Israeli Navy has sent additional warships to the maritime border with Egypt following intelligence indicating a viable terror threat.

On Monday, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen Benny Gantz ordered that deployment across the entire southern sector be bolstered, especially in the area near the Israel-Egypt border, following intelligence indicating an imminent threat.

Meanwhile, Iran is set to send 15th fleet to area ,'to thwart pirate activity'

“The presence of Iran's army in the high seas will convey the message of peace and friendship to all countries,” said Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told


  1. They're probably just trying to boost their economies. #krugmanstimulus

  2. Bob,
    did you see this?


    D'you think that is the excuse needed for a clampdown on the net?

    What d'you think of the timing?